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Guideline update for MASCC and ESMO in the prevention of chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting: results of the Perugia consensus conference.
Despite the relevant progress achieved in the last 20 years,vomiting and, especially, nausea, continue to be two of themost distressing side-effects of cancer chemotherapy. In the late1990s severalExpand
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Sustaining hope when communicating with terminally ill patients and their families: a systematic review
The aim of this systematic review was to examine studies that have investigated sustaining hope during prognostic and end‐of‐life issues discussions with terminally ill patients and their families. AExpand
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The antibiotic and anticancer active aurein peptides from the Australian Bell Frogs Litoria aurea and Litoria raniformis the solution structure of aurein 1.2.
Seventeen aurein peptides are present in the secretion from the granular dorsal glands of the Green and Golden Bell Frog Litoria aurea, and 16 from the corresponding secretion of the related SouthernExpand
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2016 MASCC and ESMO guideline update for the prevention of chemotherapy- and radiotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting and of nausea and vomiting in advanced cancer patients.
F. Roila1, A. Molassiotis2, J. Herrstedt3, M. Aapro4, R. J. Gralla5, E. Bruera6, R. A. Clark-Snow7, L. L. Dupuis8, L. H. Einhorn9, P. Feyer10, P. J. Hesketh11, K. Jordan12, I. Olver13, B. L.Expand
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Hope and hoping in the talk of dying cancer patients.
Hope is the subject of increasing research and discussion within the healthcare literature. However, although deemed of vital import to patient welfare, there is little examination of how hopeExpand
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Anticipatory nausea and vomiting
Anticipatory nausea and vomiting (ANV) is not only a learned response but can occur without prior exposure to chemotherapy depending on patient emotional distress and expectations. The best method toExpand
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Consensus proposals for the prevention of acute and delayed vomiting and nausea following high-emetic-risk chemotherapy
This paper uses an evidence-based approach whenever possible to formulate recommendations, emphasizing the results of controlled trials concerning the best use of antiemetic agents. We address issuesExpand
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Spirituality as a core domain in the assessment of quality of life in oncology
Objectives: This study investigated including spiritual wellbeing as a core domain in the assessment of quality of life (QOL) in an Australian oncology population.
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Motivational Interviewing as a Smoking Cessation Intervention for Patients With Cancer: Randomized Controlled Trial
Background:Smoking cessation of patients with cancer can improve treatment efficacy and survival. Objective:To determine whether a motivational interviewing intervention increased successful smokingExpand
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The multidimensionality of spiritual wellbeing: peace, meaning, and faith and their association with quality of life and coping in oncology
This study explored associations between the recently proposed three‐factor structure of the 12‐item Functional Assessment of Chronic Illness Therapy—Spiritual Well‐being (FACIT‐Sp) subscale (Peace,Expand
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